Media Release - Caution recommended over criminalisation

30/04/2021

The Law Council of Australia has today issued a Media Release, following attendance by the Co-Chair of the National Criminal Law committee, Mr Richard Wilson SC, at the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security’s (PJCIS) public hearing into extremist movements and radicalisation in Australia. The Law Council of Australia urged the committee to be cautious in scrutinising the case for extending criminal laws to deal with the evolving threat presented by extremist groups.

A full copy of the Media Release is available here.


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